James Royce

Male18 December 1748–27 February 1827

Brief Life History of James

When James Royce was born on 18 December 1748, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, James Royce, was 37 and his mother, Merriam Munson, was 28. He married Mary Tyler on 5 August 1771, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 27 February 1827, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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James Royce
Mary Tyler
Marriage: 5 August 1771
Miriam Roys
Nehemiah Royce
Laura Rice
Ambrose Rice
Rev Sedgwick Rice
Mary Royce
James Rice
Capt Joel Royce
Henrietta Rice
Sylvester Rice

Sources (20)

  • James Roys, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • James Rice, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • James Rice, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 August 1771Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)


    Age 28

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 33

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.


    Age 41

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rose .

    Americanized form of German Reuss .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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